NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:59:37 GMT <![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: When Harry Met Sally]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/05/movies-under-the-stars-when-harry-met-sally http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/05/movies-under-the-stars-when-harry-met-sally Date: September 5, 2015

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!

Don't miss this iconic Rob Reiner romantic comedy. In When Harry Met Sally, Harry (Billy Crystal) and Sally (Meg Ryan) run into each other at different points of their lives, but never quite become friends. That's because Harry claims it's impossible for men and women to just be friends. Fast forward to years later, when they meet again at a NYC bookstore. They finally strike up a friendship, but will feelings complicate things? Rated R. Not suitable for children.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 639-9675

Location: James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park)

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M038 James J Walker Park 2015-09-05 2015-09-05 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.72980117797851600, -74.00610351562500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55e0d0370d976.jpg Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Transformers: Age of Extinction]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/05/movies-in-the-parks-transformers-age-of-extinction http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/05/movies-in-the-parks-transformers-age-of-extinction Date: September 5, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

The fourth movie in the Transformers series pins Optimus Prime and the Autobots against an ancient evil seeking to destroy all of mankind. Rated PG - 13.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 285-0301

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2015-09-05 2015-09-05 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99669647216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/559d77a6608a3.jpg Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Cinderella (1950)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/06/movies-in-the-parks-cinderella-1950 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/06/movies-in-the-parks-cinderella-1950 Date: September 6, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

Relive the magic of Walt Disney's classic animated version of Cinderella. This wonderful movie features the songs "Cinderelly," "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes," and "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo." First released in 1950, it's just as captivating today.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2015-09-06 2015-09-06 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.70360183715820000, -73.92340087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5593fda87d18b.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: The Rabbi's Cat by Joann Sfar & Antoine Delesvaux]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/10/films-on-the-green-the-rabbis-cat-by-joann-sfar-antoine-delesvaux http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/10/films-on-the-green-the-rabbis-cat-by-joann-sfar-antoine-delesvaux Date: September 10, 2015

Films on the Green 2015 @ Columbia presents Joan Sfar's The Rabbi's Cat.

The Rabbi's Cat is adapted from volumes one, two, and five of Joann Sfar's popular comic-book series of the same name. The film is set in the Algiers in the 1920s. Rabbi Sfar has more than one problem. His beautiful daughter Zlabya is transforming into a teenager, and even worse, his parrot-killing cat has just started talking. The Rabbi’s life grows all the more complicated when a box arrives from Russia with a painter inside. Ultimately Rabbi Sfar ends up on a quest for a hidden tribe and its mythical city of origin in Africa.

Presented in partnership with the Columbia Maison Française

Film in French with English subtitles

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Low Memorial Library, Columbia University

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2015-09-10 2015-09-10 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.8083, -73.9619 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5543dc86a55cd.jpg Mon, 04 May 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Into the Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/10/movies-in-the-parks-into-the-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/10/movies-in-the-parks-into-the-woods Date: September 10, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

The classic tales of The Brothers Grimm come to life as a baker and his wife are cursed by a vengeful witch. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 639-9675

Location: St. Nicholas Park

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M077 St. Nicholas Park 2015-09-10 2015-09-10 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.81689834594726600, -73.94899749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a51076114a1.jpg Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/11/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/11/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 Date: September 11, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In this contemporary version of Annie, the orphan (Quvenzhané Wallis) has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) takes her in. Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel. But, Annie's confidence and sunny outlook could save Will instead.

Know Before You Go: You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Hunts Point Recreation Center

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2015-09-11 2015-09-11 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.81492233276367000, -73.88902282714844000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55721629bbd98.jpg Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: 42]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/12/movies-in-the-parks-42 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/12/movies-in-the-parks-42 Date: September 12, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

42 is the story of Jackie Robinson and the strenuous path he took becoming the first African-American Major League Baseball star. Rated PG-13.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 639-9675

Location: Almeda Playground

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Q443 Almeda Playground 2015-09-12 2015-09-12 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.59339904785156000, -73.79470062255860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3e6f14bea2.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Film Screening: The Real Helen Keller]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/13/film-screening-the-real-helen-keller http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/13/film-screening-the-real-helen-keller Date: September 13, 2015

More than forty years after her death, Helen Keller is still known internationally as the little deaf-blind girl, the "miracle child" who triumphed over adversity. It is an image that endures through the Hollywood film "The Miracle Worker", but Keller never chose that image, and she battled against it all her life. Hidden from the public gaze was the real Helen Keller, a flesh-and-blood woman, writer and radical activist, suffragette, and socialist.

Directed by Liz Crow & Ann Pugh; 2000; approx. 60 minutes long.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2015-09-13 2015-09-13 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55db7064911b5.jpg Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Standing in the Shadows of Motown]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/13/movies-in-the-parks-standing-in-the-shadows-of-motown http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/13/movies-in-the-parks-standing-in-the-shadows-of-motown Date: September 13, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free movies in our city's parks!

Standing in the Shadows of Motown tells the story of the genre's heroes, focusing on Berry Gordy's Hitsville studio band. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Herbert Von King Park

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2015-09-13 2015-09-13 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.69010162353515600, -73.94650268554688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558b08bbdf9d9.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Despicable Me]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/14/movies-in-the-parks-despicable-me http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/14/movies-in-the-parks-despicable-me Date: September 14, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In Despicable Me, a criminal mastermind named Gru, with an army of minions, plans to steal the moon.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2015-09-14 2015-09-14 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55c514e0aff9a.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson Picture Show Extension: Pride and Prejudice (Rain Date)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/17/summer-on-the-hudson-picture-show-extension-rain-date-pride-and-prejudice http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/17/summer-on-the-hudson-picture-show-extension-rain-date-pride-and-prejudice Date: September 17, 2015

Bring a blanket and come over to the lawn for free films brought to you by The Chatsworth on 72nd Street.

Tonight's film is Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen's classic tale of love and values unfolds in the class-conscious, 18th-century England. The movie was filmed in 2005 and features Keira Knightly and Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, the largest privately held country house in England.

Ground seating only at this event and seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 1-2 hours before the event. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be canceled. Up to the minute cancelation information will be posted on the Summer on the Hudson's twitter account at @summeronhudson, and if the event is canceled this event listing will be updated to reflect that (about 2 hours before the event). No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity, management reserves the right to close.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)

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M072 Riverside Park 2015-09-17 2015-09-17 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.78228759765625000, -73.98698425292969000 Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Maleficent]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/17/maleficent http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/17/maleficent Date: September 17, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In a kind of prequel of Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent tells the story of the title character, played by Angelina Jolie, who engages in a life-changing battle. As ruler of her land, she fights the king who rules the neighboring land, and meets and falls in love with his son, Stefan. When Stefan grows up, he turns on Maleficent, causing her to vengefully kidnap his first child, Sleeping Beauty. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1800

Location: Claremont Park

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X008 Claremont Park 2015-09-17 2015-09-17 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.84030151367187500, -73.90732574462890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a3e579df3b5.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: 42]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/18/movies-in-the-parks-42 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/18/movies-in-the-parks-42 Date: September 18, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

42 is the story of Jackie Robinson and the strenuous path he took becoming the first African-American Major League Baseball star. Rated PG-13.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1310

Location: Bellevue South Park

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M263 Bellevue South Park 2015-09-18 2015-09-18 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.74000167846680000, -73.97799682617188000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55a50c20aa3cd.jpg Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[CinemaLIC: Annie Hall]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/outdoor-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/outdoor-movie Date: September 19, 2015

Enjoy some of the best classic and independent movies right on the waterfront in Long Island City's Hunters Point South Park. This week, watch the viewer's choice film, the Academy Award-winning romantic comedy classic, Annie Hall.

CinemaLIC is a free outdoor movie event, brought to you by NestSeekers International, Hunters Point Park Conservancy and LIC Landing.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2015-09-19 2015-09-19 7:30 am 9:30 am 40.74312210083008000, -73.96025848388672000 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: The Wiz]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/movies-in-the-parks-the-wiz http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/19/movies-in-the-parks-the-wiz Date: September 19, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

The Wiz re-tells the story of The Wizard of Oz, but is a classic in its own right. The movie stars a young, African-American kindergarten teacher named Dorothy who has "never been below 125th Street". After chasing her dog in a snowstorm, she finds herself in Oz, a place that looks just like 1970's NYC. Imagine that! Follow her as she struggles to find her way back home. Rated G.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Herbert Von King Park

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2015-09-19 2015-09-19 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.69010162353515600, -73.94650268554688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55c5164bda26e.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Frozen Sing-Along]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/25/movies-in-the-parks-frozen-singalong http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/25/movies-in-the-parks-frozen-singalong Date: September 25, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

Sing along to your favorite Frozen songs! The story: After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel), her younger sister Anna (Kristen Bell) teams up with a mountaineer Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the icy spell. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive at the event before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. There are no reservations so space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8935

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2015-09-25 2015-09-25 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.70360183715820000, -73.92340087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/55b91a75800ec.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/26/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/26/movies-in-the-parks-annie-2014 Date: September 26, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In this contemporary version of Annie, the orphan (Quvenzhané Wallis) has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) takes her in. Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel. But, Annie's confidence and sunny outlook could save Will instead.

Know Before You Go: You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 408-0896

Location: Claremont Park

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X008 Claremont Park 2015-09-26 2015-09-26 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.84030151367187500, -73.90732574462890000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/557216933807b.jpg Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:00:06 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: Annie (2014)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/26/movies-in-the-parks-annie-20141 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/26/movies-in-the-parks-annie-20141 Date: September 26, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In this contemporary version of Annie, the orphan (Quvenzhané Wallis) has a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz). However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) takes her in. Stacks believes that he's Annie's guardian angel. But, Annie's confidence and sunny outlook could save Will instead. Rated PG.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park

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X040 Poe Park 2015-09-26 2015-09-26 8:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.86479547717800000, -73.89463425453900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5572146aee3d9.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies in the Parks: The Princess and the Frog]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/27/movies-in-the-parks-the-princess-and-the-frog http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/09/27/movies-in-the-parks-the-princess-and-the-frog Date: September 27, 2015

Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!

In The Princess and the Frog, a poor girl called Tiana dreams of opening her own restaurant. When a wealthy friend's father hosts a party for Prince Naveen of Maldonia, an expert in black magic turns the prince into a frog. Prince Naveen persuades Tiana that a kiss will reverse the spell; in return, he'll give her the money to open her restaurant. However, the kiss ends up turning Tiana into a frog! They both set out to visit a voodoo priestess whom they hope can turn everything back to normal. Rated G.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Herbert Von King Park

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2015-09-27 2015-09-27 8:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.69010162353515600, -73.94650268554688000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/558b0eb3786f0.jpg Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:01 EDT